Security upgrade at WiFi locations

Tuesday, 5 October 2004, 1:20 PM EST

Starting today, users of wireless broadband should find it safer to surf the Web from a T-Mobile HotSpot.

Thousands of T-Mobile WiFi zones throughout the United States and Europe, including those at Starbucks coffee houses, Borders bookstores and airport terminals, have been upgraded with a security system called 802.1x.

"We wish it had a fancier name but it is providing enhanced security for our customers," said Joe Sims, vice president and general manager of T-Mobile HotSpots.

By Sam Diaz at Yahoo!

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

(IN)SECURE Magazine issue 45 released

(IN)SECURE Magazine is a free digital security publication discussing some of the hottest information security topics. Learn about personal data bankruptcy and the cost of privacy, security and compliance, delivering digital security to a mobile world, and much more.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Tue, Mar 3rd
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //